Moses Kuria Biography, Career, Illness, Party, Education and Net Worth

Moses Kuria, born and raised in Gatundu is a controversial politician serving as a Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service, Performance & Delivery Management. The fearless politician, landed to the Ministry of Public Service, following a Cabinet reshuffle that happened on the 4th of October 2023. Initially, he was heading the Trade and Industry docket, where he served for a period of one year.

The former Gatundu South member of parliament is also the party leader of a new party in town, Chama cha Kazi founded in 2021 and it was among the parties that fielded candidates in all positions except the presidential position across the country.

Before the messy breakup of the Jubilee party, Kuria was one of the close confidants of President Uhuru Kenyatta. A position that landed him in trouble on several occasions while trying to defend the president verbally from the opposition.

Kuria entered into a coalition with Ruto’s party and after his gubernatorial bid fell on rocky ground, Kuria was awarded his dream Ministry, the Ministry of Trade and Industry. However,  following back-to-back controversies that were affecting his performance he was moved to the Ministry of Public Service.

Moses Kuria Biography

Moses Kuria Age and Place of Birth

The two-time member of parliament was born in Gatundu South, Kenya in 1971.

Moses Kuria Parents, Wife, and Kids

The vocal politician has not yet revealed any information concerning his parents. However, in recent Kuria’s homecoming ceremony, his mother delivered a very powerful prayer at Thika Stadium.

Kuria is married to Joyce Njambi, the two met in Saudi Arabia. He is also a proud dad of two sons.


Kuria attended Githuya Primary School in Gatunda before proceeding to Ituru Secondary School. Kuria was a very bright student earning admission at the University of Nairobi where he graduated with a Bachelor of  Commerce degree.

While at the University he was part of the student leadership body, SONU where he served as the treasurer of SONU.

Moses Kuria’s Net Worth

Kuria earns a lucrative salary of around Ksh 800k as a member of parliament. His net worth is estimated to be over Ksh 600 million.


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